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Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
had three good odds in criminal summons. pfizer, $2 billion. johnson & johnson, recent one, $2 billion. the johnson & johnson announcement came out just at the beginning of last month. talk a little bit about that case. aest: that case was actually number of cases put together, and johnson & johnson opted to seek a global settlement of all the claims. those cases involved a variety of illegal conduct by johnson & johnson in marketing of pharmaceutical, including offering kickbacks to doctors and fraudulent off-label marketing of drugs, including drugs that can be extremely dangerous when doctors prescribe where therecontext has not been any scientific evidence that they can be safe and effective. in that case, like the glaxoca e case, like the pfizer case a couple of years ago, it is quite large because the federal spending on these drugs has been quite large. it is an absolute bright line rule in medicare that you cannot provide kickbacks to doctors. and that the government will not that a defendant -- here the pharmaceutical company -- causes to be committed that is tainted by a kick
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
have put to a pat nixon or johnson. the difference is she was willing to respond. >> mayor on facebook said mrs. ford was an inspiration perfect for the times. one of the things we've followed this year is the changing role of women in society and how the first lady often is a benchmark for that. >> and i think that is where she connected with millions of women. she was candid about her personal struggles. she was -- a lot of people didn't realize when she became first lady that she had been married before. i think time magazine asked her about that and why people didn't know about it which no one had asked her about it before. in 1957, i remember the first time her name appeared in the washington post and it was about her passion sensibility and it talked about her taste for quiet hats and slightly more talkative suits. in 1957 that was fine. that was one culture. a lot of people looked at betty ford, this cub scout den mother, this sunday schoolteacher and they labeled her. they wrote her off in effect. and then they discovered no, actually this is a woman with views of her own this.
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
from texas. ms. johnson: i rise today to speak in support of h.r. 3547, a bill to the application of certain space launch liability provisions through 2014. first established by congress as part of the commercial space launch act amendments of 1988, the commercial space transportation risk sharing liability and insurance regime has been extended seven times. it expires on december 31 of this year. it's important for congress to act now so there is sufficient time for this legislation to make its way to the president's desk before the current authority expires. the liability and insurance regime that would be extended by this legislation is three-tiered. and in the first tier, license and commercial launch providers are required to purchase third-party liability insurance to compensate for possible losses from the third-party claims by uninvolved public. up to the maximum probable loss level determined by the federal aviation agency administration. as part of this licensing process or a maximum level of $500 million. in the second tier, the claims above those maximum probable losse
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
and congressman johnson. did congresswoman lee leave? >> she left. >> ok, go ahead. congresswoman velazquez, johnson, and mr. hoyer. morning, everyone. here participating in congressional hearings, and this is the toughest one. lady.m a tough i wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone of you for your grace and your dignity. pray --pe -- father, i that those americans that have been ignored by the other side that are paying close attention to what is happening here in -- lisa, i would like to ask you a question. the last seven months have clearly been very tough on you. but you persevered and now you are on a brighter path. todaywould you have been unemployment for compensation emergency benefits? had the extrat unless you have experienced how the job market is today and the incredible -- you mayesearch spend three hours preparing for an interview. you have no idea what it is like to go through the world of the internet job boards. would -- i was facing a of taking -- actually, i enrolled. i have a bachelors degree and i had enrolled in my local community college with all the young
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 9:00pm EST
minister will be aware that the mayor of london, boris johnson, proposes to close nearly every single ticket office on the london underground network, with more than 700 jobs being lost. does the prime minister believe that that is the way to raise living standards for ordinary londoners? >> the best way to help londoners is to ensure that we have a safe and affordable tube, and that we use modern technology to deliver that. the conversation that the hon. lady needs to have is with the trade union that has done so much damage to our underground. we ought to have no-strike deals on the underground and permanent systems that provide a good service. >> earlier this week in
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
sizzling of rhode island, congressman hank johnson of georgia, and congresswoman jackowski of illinois, our distinguished democratic whip of steny hoyer, our ranking member on the small business committee. will formally introduce our witnesses, but i thank all of them for honoring us with their presence. we look forward to hearing your testimony. >> thank you. a member of the house republican is noship said "there appetite for extending unemployment benefits in the republican conference. today, we are not your to hear about appetite, but about hunger and about the hunger people across this country come a 1.3 million of them have for the dignity and the literal hunger these families will suffer on the 28th of december if benefits hunger extended, and the we should have as an economy for putting people back to work. the statements we will hear this morning will be more than ellen did. we look forward to getting back to work to extending unemployment benefits. >> thank you, madam leader. i want to welcome our guests here as well. it has been five years since the financial crisis precipitated a
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
are now a congressional fellow or you're going to be. >> i am. i am part of the robert wood johnson policy fellowship. >> that is a years commitment. they said they can keep you for another year. how much time do you spend on capitol hill and who do you work with? >> right now i work with the congressional budget office as a staffer and advisor. >> how long do you spend there? thingscally, one of the i do during the day, that is my day job if you will. my fellowship is coming to an end at the end of the year. >> any chance that you might stay on longer? >> unlikely. i'm going to take all that i learn and go and serve the needy. >> one thing that you might have passed on in policy that they are using? >> providing a clinical perspective. you almost appropriately segued into what my identity is. that is a physician. i had an opportunity through helping and individual who had a daughter who was interested in medicine, providing an opportunity for him to come see open-heart surgery. that led to some other opportunities to come together as well. the program that we have that in nova that is des
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 9:30pm EST
, boris johnson, proposes to close nearly every single ticket office on the london underground network, with more than 700 jobs being lost. does the prime minister believe that that is the way to raise living standards for ordinary londoners? >> the best way to help londoners is to ensure that we have a safe and affordable tube, and that we use modern technology to deliver that. the conversation that the hon. lady needs to have is with the trade union that has done so much damage to our underground. we ought to have no-strike deals on the underground and permanent systems that provide a good service. >> earlier this week in brighton, i was tested for hiv. this sunday is world aids day. in view of the fact that one in five people with hiv in this country does not know that they have it, does the prime minister agree that regular testing is to be encouraged? >> i pay tribute to my hon. friend, all hon. members across the house and everyone in politics who campaign so persistently and consistently on this issue. it is vital that we improve the livelihoods of people who have hiv and aids i
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:30am EST
duty. >> the prime minister will be aware that the mayor of london, boris johnson, proposes to close nearly every single ticket office on the london underground network, with more than 700 jobs being lost. does the prime minister believe that that is the way to raise living standards for ordinary londoners? >> the best way to help londoners is to ensure that we have a safe and affordable tube, and that we use modern technology to deliver that. the conversation that the hon. lady needs to have is with the trade union that has done so much damage to our underground. we ought to have no-strike deals on the underground and permanent systems that provide a good service. >> earlier this week in brighton, i was tested for hiv. this sunday is world aids day. in view of the fact that one in five people with hiv in this country does not know that they have it, does the prime minister agree that regular testing is to be encouraged? >> i pay tribute to my hon. friend, all hon. members across the house and everyone in politics who campaign so persistently and consistently on this issue.
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
this on cable tv and a variety of other things. i'll finish by recounting words that lyndon johnson, a master legislator, said once. he grew up poor in the hill country in texas. and his family couldn't always take for granted that they were going to have enough to keep the roof over their head or keep food on the table. o this is the thought i'll leave you with. jobson once said any man not willing to compromise, well, that man never went to bed hungry. he said, you know, he said any man who is not willing to settle for half a loaf, well, that man never went to bed hungry. that's exactly right. the american people expect us to be problem solvers and practical solution providers, not happen right now. we're too intent on taking an all or nothing approach which leads to nothing. having said all of that, i'm pleased to be with you here. and senator, i'll turn it over o you. >> to all of you, if you have a question, stand up -- i don't know where the mics are. we have the mics. so let's begin. if you have a question, stand up, we'll go to you. no, ma'am elected officials might feel giving up the
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
georgia, mr. johnson is recognized for five minutes. forhank you, mr. chairman, holding this very important and significant hearing today. let me get my notes squared away. this hearing is here political theater. it is a farce. the audience has seen it so many times it is no longer funny. this hearing is an egregious waste of this committee's time. when one considers lefthe legislation untouched by the house. the senate has passed formehensive immigration -- reform but the speaker of the house continues to refuse to bring to the floor. yesterday, i watched as most members kept their heads down. they wanted to avoid eye contact with the 50 or so young people standing at the foot of the steps in the cold wind. clasped their hands together, the young people, in prayer. the prayer was on behalf of immigrantsies of that are being destroyed as a nation's failure to pass comprehensive immigration reform. simple 1 --as a that speaker boehner allow the house to vote on comprehensive reform and for the end of this session of congress. kids --tral of those could not be avoided by embers of c
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
to the distinguished gentleman from georgia, mr. johnson, three minutes. the chair: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for three minutes. madam nson: thank you, speaker. mr. chairman, i think it's time this morning to reveal a little bit of truth. e have had reports of trolls just running through the marketplace of america. trolls. you know those, the one that is hang out under bridges and scare you when you were a child. a troll is just something that s -- oh, boy, it's to be avoided. all patent plaintiffs bringing actions to protect their patents, we are now calling them trolls. and that's not true. that's not accurate. in fact, it's very inaccurate. cases thatthe patent are filed in the courts of this country could be considered done in bad faith. so you could call those plaintiffs, i suppose, patent trolls, but 5% of the litigation oes not equate to we are being overrun by patent trolls. that's just not correct. there is a problem with abusive litigation. so how do you get at that? how do you -- how do you, without closing the courthouse door on plaintiffs seeking to assert their rig
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
, george johnson, talks about the evidence that dinosaurs had cancer. but cancer is found in many kinds of animals. it is found in the remains of egyptians buried several thousand years ago. it is a phenomenon of life, specially human life. there is a variety of factors that can increase the risk of any single individual developing cancer. by far the greatest in our society is use of tobacco. but obesity, lack of exercise, alcohol use, exposure to sunlight are among some of the causes. asbestos is no longer use but is another cause. yes, we need vitamin d. it there are other ways to get vitamin d. modest exposure to sunlight is very different than the kinds of exposures that lead to inordinate numbers of mutations as a result of uv exposures. most people get plenty of vitamin d. deficiencies in vitamin d can be repaired by taking it orally. host: how important is it to listen to your body? early detection and early awareness in terms of living or allowing you to live with cancer and it being treated, regardless of the type of cancer? guest: unfortunately, we cannot answer the question.
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am EST
georgia mr. johnson, is recognized for five minutes. >> thank you, mr. chairman. for holding this very important and significant hearing today. get my notes squared away. this hearing is pure political theater. it's a comedy but the audience has seen it so many times now that it's no longer funny. in fact, this hearing is an egregious waste of this committee's time. especially when one considers all of the legislation that remains unaddressed by the house, like immigration reform. the senate has passed comprehensive immigration reform by the speaker of the house continues to refuse to bring the issue to the house floor. yesterday, as house members walked down the capitol steps on their way home from an exhausting one hour workday, i watched as most members had their heads down. they wanted to avoid eye contact with the 60 or so young people standing at the foot of the steps in the cold wind. they had their hands clasped together, the young people, in prayer. their prayer was on behalf of those families and immigrants that are being destroyed as a result of this nations failed to pass c
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am EST
"the cancer and the author, george johnson, talks about the evidence that dinosaurs had cancer. but cancer is found in many kinds of animals. it is found in the remains of egyptians varied -- buried several thousand years ago. it is a phenomenon of life, specially human life. there is a variety of factors that can increase the risk of any single individual developing cancer. by far the greatest in our society is use of tobacco. but obesity, lack of exercise, alcohol use, exposure to sunlight are among some of the causes. is not as -- asbestos longer use but is another cause. yes marco we need vitamin d. it there are other ways to get vitamin d. modest exposure to sunlight is very different than the kinds of anosures that lead to ordinance numbers of mutations as a result of uv exposures. most people get plenty of vitamin d. deficiencies in vitamin d can't .e repaired i taking it orally host: how important is it to listen to your body? early detection and early wariness in terms of riveting or allowing you to live with cancer and it being treated, regardless of the type of cance
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
you, mr. speaker. i rise today to honor my fastest constituent, jimmie johnson, who recently won his sixth nascar sprint cup championship. in a remarkable display of teamwork, consistency and a burning desire to always improve, jimmie johnson won six nascar championships in the last eight years. more importantly, jimmy is a champion off the track. since 2006, the jimmie johnson foundation has contributed more than $5 million to charity with a special focus on improving k-12 education in north carolina, oklahoma and california. mr. pittenger: in charlotte, jimmy is a supporter of -- jimmi sembings a supporter of project -- jimmie is a supporter of project lift, improving the graduation rate in some of charlotte's toughest neighborhoods. thank you, jimmie, for using your ontrack success to make a lasting impact in the lives of thousands of children. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks and addr
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. johnson: mr. speaker, at a time when americans continue to see their health care options diminish by the president's disastrous health care law, it's critical that we work to return choice and freedom to the american people. that's why i introduced h.r. 3498, a commonsense bill that gives seniors the freedom to make their own health care decisions and opt out of medicare. if folks like warren buffett or ross perreault want to opt out of medicare part a because they don't want or need a government entitlement paying for their care, we should let them. this bill truly tells seniors, if you like your current coverage you can keep it without the risk of losing other benefits like social security. seniors want, need and deserve the right to choose a health care plan that fits their needs. i urge my colleagues to join my efforts in returning freedom and choice to american seniors. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from ohio seek reco
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